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Higher Education
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Gov. Gina M. Raimondo announced today her goal of having 70 percent of working-age Rhode Islanders hold a college degree by 2025. more
Two hundred and fifteen college graduates working in science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields were chosen as the recipients of R.I. Commerce Corp.’s first Wavemaker Fellowships, a tax credit to defray student loan repayment. more
Launched last year, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo’s Prepare RI initiative, which sees high school students earn college credits, witnessed its enrollment more than double in the 2015-2016 academic year after the state expanded funding for the program. more
The R.I. Department of Elementary and Secondary Education received $60,442 of the $28.4 million in Advanced Placement Test Fee grants awarded to 41 states and Washington, D.C., by the U.S. Department of Education for Advanced Placement Grants to help low-income families afford the placement exam. more
The latest figures for diversity produced by the U.S. Department of Education reveal that 55 percent of the student body at the Rhode Island School of Design come from minority groups, the highest amount of any Rhode Island-based educational institution. more
Researchers, including John Sedivy, the Hermon C. Bumpus Professor of Biology and a professor of medical science at Brown University, have found that movement within the genome of potentially harmful DNA snippets may cause or contribute to age-related health problems. more
Rhode Island must meet demands for workers by supporting postsecondary education, as social sciences, health care support, and science, technology, engineering and math jobs are the fastest-growing jobs in the state, according to a report from the New England Board of Higher Education: Higher Education’s Impact on the New England Economy: Investing in People. more
The art of creating a well-used public space begins with good ears. Birchwood Design Group, a relatively young company, listens closely to what its clients want in a new landscape or a refreshed one. This month, the opening of the new … more
Sylvia Maxfield, dean of Providence College's School of Business, knows there are myriad pressures weighing on business students entering the workforce and encountering, many for the first time, the fast-paced, information-driven whirlwind that is … more
Veterans of the Middle East wars, now attending universities and colleges, have experiences that are sometimes unique among their classmates. They tend to be of "nontraditional" college age, older than 18 to 23 years old, but beyond that, … more
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